The War On Drugs: A Losing Battle?
5715 words 11 pages

In 1968, when American soldiers came home from the Vietnam War addicted to heroin, President Richard Nixon initiated the War on Drugs. More than a decade later, President Ronald Reagan launches the South Florida Drug Task force, headed by then Vice-President George Bush, in response to the city of Miamis demand for help. In 1981, […]

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Prohibition Definitions
1178 words 3 pages

Decriminalization vs. ProhibitionThe idea of Drug Prohibition made sense: lower the availability of drugs by the use of law enforcement. Unfortunately, Drug Prohibition means heavy costs while proving to be ineffective and counterproductive. I was thirteen when I saw drugs for the first time. I was with some of my friends that live down the […]

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Drug Abuse
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Drug Abuse Among American Teenagers Drug abuse in America is a major problem. Especially among teenagers. Drugs have hurt the lives of nearly 40 percent of all teenagers in America. Either with health problems, DWIs, highway crashes, arrests, impaired school and job performance. These drugs that teenagers use range from Alcohol, LSD, Marijuana, and even […]

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How can foreign governments be convinced to combat narcotics in the source nations?
1000 words 2 pages

For any nation faced with the problem of illegal drug trafficking, the biggest challenge is in reigning in the sources of origin of these drugs. But it is usually the case that the regions of origin have a weak political system and an impotent law enforcement agency. In the case of drug trafficking in the […]

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The choice of contacting birth parents has always been controversial and emotionally charged as far as adopted children are considered. In conservative approaches of closed adoption, birth parents’ identity remains secret and their relationships … Against Polygamy in France essay Polygamy in France is more spread in the imagination than it is in reality. There […]

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Psychology: Drugs And Abuse
2591 words 5 pages

Abuse of drugs can have effects on the user even after the use of drugs has stopped. Different drugs produce different effects, depending on the user, type of drug, and severity of abuse. New research is done every day in the area of drug abuse that makes finding accurate results on the broad topic of […]

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Marijuana Legalization Argumentative – College
991 words 2 pages

In 1545, the Spanish brought marijuana to the New World. It was introduced in Jamestown in 1611, where it became a major commercial crop grown as an innocent source of fiber (specifically, hemp). By 1927, the production and possession of marijuana had been outlawed throughout the United States, causing a prohibition that is still in […]

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Dr. Moynihan’s Iatrogenic Government Social Policy
2432 words 5 pages

Topic: Response and Social Policy paper on “Iatrogenic Government” The response to drug use in America and in some countries around the world seems to have an interesting history. As the author Daniel Patrick Monomania describes the unintended consequences society faces when government does not deal effectively with issues of drugs in society. He provided […]

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Legalization of Marijuana
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Marijuana Marijuana was used as an herbal remedy for hundreds of years in China, and Asia. In the sass, the newly founded Federal Bureau of Narcotics launched an unscientific campaign that claimed the use of marijuana provoked Insanity, homicidal tendencies, and uncontrollable sexual desires. Their bias campaign worked, and by 1937 the U. S. Government […]

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Effects of Cocaine On the Child
1623 words 4 pages

The author starts the journal with a brief outlook on the development of research on the effects of drug use during pregnancy. She explains how to begin with it was very difficult to study this topic but as time has gone by the researchers have been able to progress in both animal and human studies. […]

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How important is the end of the Cold War as a factor in the growth of transnational crime
2432 words 5 pages

Indisputably, due to the perceived growth of transnational crime, the period since the early 1990s has been one in which a rising number of countries have identified it as a national security threat. It is true that the end of the last century has been manifested by a number of major political upheavals which transformed […]

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The Influence of Drugs on Early Beat Poetry
1241 words 3 pages

Drug Influence on Early Beat Poetry Kevin S. Connerty Axia College at University of Phoenix Drug Influence on Early Beat Poetry “I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the Negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angel headed hipsters burning for the ancient […]

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Opiates: Drug Addiction and Heroin
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Opiates: Heroin, Pain Pills, and Methadone Opiate use in the United States and all over the world is destructive to society and the user. From heroin to a prescription from your family doctor, opiate use is everywhere. In this paper I will discuss the history of heroin, withdrawal, the prescription pain pill epidemic, short and […]

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Gangs of Youth
4196 words 9 pages

Tattoos graffito in the walls disgusting linguistic communication drugs guns and force are the most popular impressions for “street gangs”. Street packs are prevailing of all time since the nineteenth century when there was a rush of immigrants in the United States. They are an individuality a fearful group of people who organizes a assortment […]

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The Types of Drugs in the World
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The Types of Drugs in the World Introduction There are many types of drugs in the World today. Some are Legal and others are Illegal. A drug is a substance which can affect the way your mind and body works. There are a lot of illegal drugs which are highly addictive e. g. cannabis, cocaine, […]

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Thesis of Programs About Drugs
3730 words 8 pages

A drug, as defined, is a substance used as a medicine or in making medicines, which affects the body and mind and have potential for abuse. Without an advice or prescription from a physician, drug can harmful. Drugs are medicine and the best use of medicines depends upon the physician, the user or patient; and […]

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Scarface vs. American Gangster
1418 words 3 pages

When considering candidates for all time greatest gangster movies, one wouldn’t forget to mention such classics as Goodfellas, the Godfather, Reservoir Dogs, and Pulp Fiction. Some may even consider Tony Montana of Scarface to be the hardest, roughest gangster to ever appear on the movie screen. But what characteristics make this so? Is it because […]

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The Unlucky One
2189 words 5 pages

It’s a dark and gloomy winter’s day in the south of Wales. Katie Brown wakes up to the sound of her mother saying, “Wake up, it’s time for school. ” Katie was a very beautiful girl, yet she was so self-effacing and calm. She was doing exceedingly well in school with her education, and her […]

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Party Tourism; the Effects of a Drug Sub-Culture in Ibiza
4923 words 10 pages

Abstract The following report examines the impact of party tourism in Ibiza, Spain. Ibiza has been widely regarded as the best spot for party tourism in the world and the amount of tourists visiting the destination for the sole purpose of partying replicates this trend. However, this type of tourism is not ideal and the […]

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Why Soft Drugs should be Legalised
1625 words 4 pages

There are two ways to try and sort out the drugs problem. One is to legalise and regulate the supply, and the other is to leave it in the hands of criminals.For years we have tried the second option. Banning all forms of soft drugs or lightly regulating them, not allowing them as such but […]

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Swot – Pepsi and Coca Cola
1108 words 3 pages

United States federal law enacted on 30th July 2002, also known as the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002 and commonly called SOX or Sarbox. This law was passed in response to a number of major corporate and accounting scandals including those affecting Enron, Tyco International, Adelphia, Peregrine Systems and WorldCom. […]

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“Needle in the Hay” Song Analysis
1085 words 3 pages

“Needle in the Hay” by Elliott Smith Your hand on his arm The haystack charm Around your neck Strung out and thin Calling some friend Trying to cash some check He’s acting dumb That’s what you’ve come To expect (Chorus) Needle in the hay Needle in the hay Needle in the hay Needle in the […]

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Popular Questions About Drug Trafficking

What is drug trafficking?
Trafficking (dealing) Trafficking includes: the preparation of a drug of dependence for distribution. manufacturing an illegal drug. selling, exchanging or agreeing to sell, offering for sale or having possession for sale an illegal drug. If this is done in commercial quantities the penalties are very severe.
What are the causes of drug trafficking?
They are: (1) the increasing globalization of drug consumption; (2) the limited or “partial victories” and unintended consequences of the US-led “War on Drugs”, especially in the Andes; (3) the proliferation of areas of drug cultivation and of drug smuggling routes throughout the hemisphere (so-called “balloon effects” ...